• When Should You Take Zinc to Shorten Your Cold?

    1 month ago - By Mercola

    Although the common cold is generally considered to be a minor condition, it is responsible for most doctors' office visits each year. 1 For some, a cold will last about a week, but for children and the elderly, it can last longer. The common cold can be caused by more than 200 different viruses.
    The American Lung Association warns that colds are highly contagious and spread easily through droplets of fluid containing the virus. There are several factors that may increase your risk of getting a cold, including the time of the year, your age, your immune system strength and your exposure to...
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